Strategies for Individuals
- Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About$18.95
Learn from the experts!
Middle school is an intimidating time for most students, but for students with autism spectrum disorder, it can be a veritable minefield of hidden curriculum rules, social misunderstandings and cliques - and that's before they even get to the academics! The author, a teenager with high-functioning autism rtackles the issues that girls this age care about: fitting in, making friends, wearing the right clothes, succeeding academically and more. Haley - already an accomplished artist - also illustrated the book.Learn More
- Beyond the Wall$21.95
Understand autism from one of the experts -- Stephen Shore!
This honest, courageous book, written by a person with high-functioning autism, offers so much more than the traditional autobiography. Drawing on personal and professional experience, Stephen Shore combines three voices to create a touching and, at the same time, highly informative book for professionals as well as individuals who have autism. Get a unique perspective on ASD across the years! Foreword by Temple Grandin, PhD.Learn More
- Paper Words$18.95
In this intensely personal book, Judy Endow shares how she discovered her autism and how she embraces life autistically.
Readers are swept up into a fast-paced journey of how author Judy Endow noticed her differences early on, how she eventually discovered her autism and how she embraces life autistically. From her troubled teenage years in a state institution where her coping behaviors were interpreted as defiant and oppositional, to her years in a Christian community where her behaviors were misunderstood, to a brief marriage and the birth of her three sons, Judy has emerged as a strong voice on the autism spectrum. This book shows Endow's resilience, courage, hard work, and sheer willpower.Learn More
- Learning the Hidden Curriculum$20.95
The hidden curriculum is one of the most important things to learn!
This valuable book contains a myriad of hidden curriculum items that pertain to most areas of adult life. In relating how she personally has learned to more successfully maneuver social interactions, Endow presents a framework for developing the ability to more quickly assess a situation and take steps to avoid making social blunders BEFORE they have been committed.Learn More
- Life With a Partner or Spouse With Asperger Syndrome: Going over the Edge?$21.95
Information on how to have a successful relationship with your autistic spouse!
Delve into the dramatic impact autism spectrum disorder can have on adult interpersonal relationships. Psychologist Kathy Marshack shares poignant stories based on her own life and the lives of her clients, focusing on how partners/spouses of someone with ASD can find true meaning and happiness. The author discusses sensitive issues and shows readers how to create a successful relationship with their spouse on the spectrum.Learn More
- Not Your Neurotypical Guy$19.95
This books provides guidelines for a successful marriage between an NT and an Aspy.
Having a partner with ASD can feel like a roller-coaster ride for the neurotypical spouse -- riding high one moment on the spouse's charming quirkiness, only soon to spiral downward, exhausted and discouraged, sometimes by the very same traits, which have suddenly taken new forms of expression. In this charming and well-written book, the author shares the ups and downs of marriage to an "Aspy." Any reader in a long-term relationship will resonate to the challenges and joys of living in such close relationship with another.Learn More
- Growing Together Across the Autism Spectrum$15.95
Does your NT child understand his/her autistic parent?
National Parenting Product Award (NAPPA) Winner!
Mom's Choice Award Winner!
The autistic parent can provide children with deep love and support, along with a wonderfully unique perspective on the world. At the same time, the demands of parenting can be taxing for someone with autism. This illustrated children's book discusses the relationship between a neurotypical child and a parent on the spectrum. It takes children’s feelings of love, confusion, and worry seriously and promotes mutual respect, affection, and accountability among family members. Overall, this title reflects the importance of every family member’s commitment to growing together.Learn More
- The ASD Zoo of Kalamazoo$17.95
What a fun way to teach children about autism -- through the eyes of animals - all different in their sizes, origins, color and demeanors.
The ASD Zoo of Kalamazoo, is an illustrated, rhyming children’s book that connects the characteristics of various zoo animals to the major social skills characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorder. The book demonstrates how some animals exhibit specific characteristics, unique behaviors and special needs, capitalizing on their strengths. The goal of this book is for children to recognize their characteristics and learn how to use them for greater success in home, school, and community.Learn More
- Life and Love$21.95
An autistic person offers solid information on living a fullfilling and productive life and love!
Written by an adult with autism for adults on the spectrum and those who love and support them, this book is divided into two sections: life and love. In the life section, the author suggests concrete ways to deal with some of the issues and problems faced by those on the autism spectrum, including hsensory issues, maintaining a home, and managing a career. In the love section, the author includes a broad spectrum of suggestions for different types of relationships and weaves these together with the core concept of self-esteem.Learn More